FICINT: How modern technology could affect the future of conflict

Writer August Cole is at the forefront of a push to explore how emerging technologies will affect the future of warfare and defence. Through an approach he calls FICINT, he combines fiction writing and intelligence to imagine future possibilities based on technological innovations. His latest book "Burn-In", co-written with P. W. Singer, follows an FBI agent working with an advanced police robot to stop a futuristic enemy: an anti-technology terrorist. He joined us on Perspective to tell us more.

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